Posts Tagged ‘iproute2’

I wrote a few days ago about my first failed attempt to do this. After some perseverance, and with some lessons learned along the way I’m pleased to say that I now have it working. Given that VXLAN (at least in the Linux kernel implementation) needs multicast I’m still not sure that this is a […]


This seemed like a good idea, as VXLAN has been in the Linux kernel since 3.7. TL;DR – this doesn’t work as I’d hoped. The two major issues being: VXLAN needs a multicast enabled network, which rules out most public clouds. Instability – I’ve managed to provoke multiple kernel panics on stock Ubuntu 14.04. Background […]